News and announcements

  New research by Turn2Us reveals deteriorating financial situation for low income working households   A new survey commissioned by the national charity Turn2us has found that almost three fifths (57%) of low income working households feel their financial situation has worsened in the...
16th April 2014
Congratulations to Kerry Thomas, the mum of one of the families we have been able to help, who has been nominated for the prestigious award of the People’s Autism Hero. Kerry is the Deputy Officer of the National Autistic Society Merthyr Tydfil and is mum to Lili, 8 and Ellis, 11 who both have...
7th April 2014
The Every Disabled Child Matters (EDCM) campaign is writing a report on what life is like in England today for families with disabled children.  They are particularly interested in hearing about how your day to day lives are affected by issues like the availability and quality of health,...
31st March 2014
We would like to thank everyone involved in creating and taking part in our amazing development day on Tuesday the 11th March. Many thanks to our facilitator for the day Keith Sharpe who having previously worked with Olympians and Paralympians decided to take on the Family Fund employees...
27th March 2014
We would like to thank everyone who attended and contributed to our charity auction and dinner on Tuesday the 11th March at the Royal York Hotel, it was a great success raising a huge £10,139.50. The evening was sponsored by Stone Computers and kicked off with drinks with our celebrity speaker for...
26th March 2014
Family Fund's Northern Ireland Manager, Ross McCrea spoke on BBC Radio Ulster's Budget and Benefits programme on Saturday 22nd March.  He told the listeners all about the Family Fund, our grants and how to apply. You can listen again until Friday 28th March via the BBC Radio Ulster website.
24th March 2014